Irving Penn Portraits
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Harlequin Dress (Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn), New York, 1950
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1950s


Harlequin Dress
(Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn)

New York, 1950
Gelatin silver (print date unknown)

The Irving Penn Foundation

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Alberto Giacometti

Paris, 1950
Vintage gelatin silver

The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Irving Penn

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Blaise and Raymone Cendrars

Paris, 1950
Gelatin silver, printed c.1950

The Irving Penn Foundation

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Cecil Beaton

London, 1950
Gelatin silver, printed 1984

The Irving Penn Foundation

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Richard Burton

London, 1950
Vintage gelatin silver

National Portrait Gallery, London

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Graham Greene

New York, 1950
Vintage gelatin silver

National Portrait Gallery, London

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T.S. Eliot

London, 1950
Vintage gelatin silver

National Portrait Gallery, London

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Sir Jacob Epstein

London, 1950
Gelatin silver, printed before 1959

National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. Gift of Irving Penn

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Sir Stanley Spencer

London, 1950
Vintage gelatin silver

National Portrait Gallery, London

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Carson McCullers

New York, 1950
Gelatin silver, printed 2002

The Morgan Library & Museum. Gift of Irving Penn. 2007.46

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Audrey Hepburn

Paris, 1951
Vintage gelatin silver

The Irving Penn Foundation

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Colette

Paris, 1951
Gelatin silver (print date unknown)

The Morgan Library & Museum. Gift of Irving Penn. 2007.55

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Tennessee Williams

New York, 1951
Gelatin silver, printed 1983

The Morgan Library & Museum. Purchased as the gift of Richard L. Menschel and with the support of the Horace W. Goldsmith Fund for Americana and the Margaret T. Morris Fund. 2007.38

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Louis Jouvet

New York, 1951
Vintage gelatin silver

The Art Institute of Chicago. Gift of Irving Penn. 1996.209

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Grace Kelly

New York, 1954
Gelatin silver, printed c.1954

The Irving Penn Foundation

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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Philip Johnson

New York, 1955
Gelatin silver, printed 1984

National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. Gift of Irving Penn

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Jacques-Yves Cousteau

New York, 1956
Vintage gelatin silver

The Irving Penn Foundation

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Simone de Beauvoir

New York, 1957
Gelatin silver, printed 1984

The Morgan Library & Museum. Gift of Irving Penn. 2007.36

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Yves Saint Laurent

Paris, 1957
Gelatin silver, printed c.1957

The Irving Penn Foundation

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Pablo Picasso at La Californie

Cannes, 1957
Vintage gelatin silver

The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Irving Penn

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Ivy Compton-Burnett

London, 1958
Gelatin silver, contact sheet

The Art Institute of Chicago. Gift of Irving Penn. 1997.3.19

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Ivy Compton-Burnett

London, 1958
Gelatin silver, printed c.1958

The Irving Penn Foundation

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Cecil Day-Lewis

London, 1950
Vintage gelatin silver

National Portrait Gallery, London

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